23 Jan 2024


Development Assistant, Institutional Giving

The Museum of Modern Art

 New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

The Museum of Modern Art is accepting applications for a Development Assistant to assist the Director of Institutional Giving and to provide and execute a variety of administrative functions and tasks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and one to three years related experience in a Development office or equivalent.
  • Superior written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Budget and database experience preferred.
  • Interest in and knowledge of modern and contemporary art.
  • Proficiency with language(s) in addition to English a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet research, and office procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and handle many projects simultaneously.



• Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (focus in exhibition design and/or graphic design preferred; interest or minor in architecture or interior design a plus) and three to five years demonstrated experience in design for retail and/or exhibition spaces or equivalent.
• Must have a portfolio that demonstrates design for way-finding, product, and promotional signage.
• Strong design sensibility and good understanding of the MoMA Design Store brand aesthetic.
• Ability to think both two- and three-dimensionally.
• Ability to partner across multiple teams.
• Experience managing freelancers and contractors for graphic installations, creating and managing budgets, managing a contract team required for fixture design, repairs and graphic installations.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Skilled in the use of additional creative tools in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of basic business tools. Working knowledge of AutoCad/Google, Sketch-up.
• Good sense of style and color.


Reports to:  Director, Institutional Giving

Salary:  The salary for this position is $54,951 per annum


Application instructions: 

To apply, please visit MoMA Jobs.

Applicants should submit a resume and a statement of interest.  Applications without cover letters/statement of interests will note be considered.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement:
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Museum, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, unemployment status, familial status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, arrest or conviction record to the extent required by applicable law, credit history, or any other protected category as established by applicable law, including the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”).


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Development Assistant, Institutional Giving
The Museum of Modern Art
 New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: assistant, development, exhibition, giving, MOMA, museum, and non-profit. States: New York.
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